All About Peony Flowers for Your DIY Wedding
Peonies are a popular choice for a DIY bride when designing her wedding flowers. Fresh cut bulk peony flowers are sold by the bunch 5 stems per bunch), and are available late April- late June, also red and burgundy peonies are on crop occasionally in the winter.
Our peonies are a favorite of DIY brides. We offer bulk wholesale pricing on our gorgeous peonies in a variety of colors at a fraction of the cost of the other guys. We have a huge selection of pink, red and white peony flowers at the best price possible, and in bulk quantities. Peonies are perfect for DIY enthusiasts and florists alike.We sell these beautiful, fresh flowers in a five stem bunch. Peonies are considered a luxury flower, and we love it for it’s gorgeous texture.
Peonies are one of the most popular wedding flowers, they have sentimental value for many people. They work for any style bouquet, from a city chic event to a quaint rustic affair. They pair perfectly with any palette too, becoming a drama queen in a moody bridal bouquet or a bashful accent for a bright and cheerful arrangement.
Another benefit of using Flower Moxie is that we don’t require huge minimum purchases! You can order exactly what you need and still enjoy our low bulk wholesale prices. We can get lovely peony flowers for any kind of big event including holidays, baby showers, wedding showers, Quinceañeras, DIY weddings, parties, and any other time you want to celebrate big.
Add these little gems to your floral designs to add major visual interest!
Characteristics of Peony Flowers
Peonies are large, showy flowers that are often used in wedding bouquets and other floral arrangements. Peonies come in a variety of colors, including white, pink, red, purple, and coral. They have a large center that is surrounded by smaller petals. Peonies are known for their sweet fragrance, so keep that in mind when choosing them for your wedding flowers. They have really big blooms, which is one of the reasons why they are so popular for weddings. Peonies are also a symbol of good fortune and a happy marriage.
Meaning of Peony Flowers
Besides being a DIY bride's favorite wedding flower, peonies symbolize good fortune and a happy marriage. Peonies are also a symbol of riches and honor. There is no wonder peony flowers are so popular for weddings!
The colors of peony flowers carry different meanings as well. White peonies represent purity and innocence, while pink peonies represent romance and love. Red peonies symbolize passion and desire. Coral peonies symbolize bashfulness, and burgundy peonies symbolize a happy life. Hot pink peonies are a symbol of good luck.
No matter which color you choose, peony flowers are sure to add beauty and meaning to your wedding day flowers.
How to Care for Your Peony DIY Wedding Flowers
If you are a DIY bride or planning an event where you will be using peony flowers, it is important to know how to care for them properly so they will look their best on your big day. Peonies are a delicate flower, so they do require special care. If you feel that they are opening or blooming too quickly, we recommend storing them in a cooler or refrigerator. Just be sure to tightly seal or remove any fruits or veggies and set the temp to the warmest setting!
When ordering Peony Flowers from Flower Moxie, the flowers will arrive fresh and ready to use after being processed and hydrated. The Peony Flowers will be shipped in flower boxes and wrapped with paper to protect the flowers during transit. Upon arrival, it is important to open the box and remove the Peony Flowers from the packaging. The flowers will need to be re-cut and placed in fresh and clean water. Peony Flowers will last anywhere from 5 to 10 days when properly cared for.
To extend the life of your Peony flowers, we recommend following these simple tips:
- Keep the Peony Flowers in a cool location, out of direct sunlight and away from heat sources
- Change the water after 2 days or if it looks dirty
- Add flower food to the water following the packet's instructions
- Re-cut the stems every 2 to 3 days or as needed
- Remove any broken or browning stems and set aside for boutonnieres, corsages, or bud vases
By following these simple tips, you can rest assured knowing that your Peony flowers will perform beautifully in your bouquets, centerpieces, flower crowns, arch arrangements, centerpieces, and all other DIY wedding decor.
Many Uses of Peonies for Your DIY Wedding Flowers
Peony Flowers are a great way to add texture and volume to your wedding flowers. They can be used as filler or as the main attraction in your floral designs. Here are a few ideas on how to use peonies in your wedding:
- Bridal and Bridesmaid Bouquets: Peonies make beautiful bridal bouquets! They can be used as filler flowers or as the main attraction. You will want to use 3-4 stems in a bridal bouquet and only 1-2 for a bridesmaid bouquet when pairing peonies with other flowers.
- Centerpieces: Peonies are perfect for centerpieces! Use them as a focal point in your floral design or as an accent flower. Peonies are typically used with Ranunculus and Roses for centerpiece designs.
- Bud Vases: Fill small bud vases with peonies for a simple and elegant decoration. Be sure to choose bud vases that are large enough to hold the weight of peonies as they are very large in size.
- Mason Jars: Peonies look beautiful in mason jars! You can use them as clusters of vases or as part of a centerpiece tablescape design. Add a few smaller blooms like Lisianthus or Veronica to add depth and texture to your mason jars!
- Wedding Arch: Peonies are stunning when used in wedding arches! They can be used to frame the arch or as part of the garland.
- Boutonnieres and Corsages: Generally, peonies are much too large and delicate to be used in Boutonnieres and Corsages. However, you can use the tiny tight buds of peonies to make beautiful boutonnieres and corsages!
- Flower Crowns: Peonies make beautiful flower crowns for those brides who want to have a very large statement piece. Choose smaller flowers like Wax Flower or Baby's Breath to compliment.
- Ceremony Urns: Peonies can be used to fill urns for a ceremony. Adding 4-5 stems can add lots of vocal interest. They pair beautifully with roses and greenery.
- Reception Urns: Peonies can also be used to fill urns for a reception. Pro Tip: Re-use your ceremony urns if possible to save on your budget!
Mixing peonies with other flowers such as roses, ranunculus, or hydrangeas in your wedding bouquets and arrangements will add both texture and color to your designs. Peonies pair well with just about any type of flower, so do not be afraid to get creative!
As you can see, there are many ways to use peonies in your wedding flowers. Choosing the right type of flower and the right design is important to create the perfect look for your big day!
Choosing Peony Flowers for Your DIY Wedding Flowers
Now that you know the many ways you can use peony flowers in your wedding, you can choose your favorites! When choosing peony flowers for your wedding, it is important to consider the following:
- Size: Peonies come in a variety of sizes. The most common sizes range between 4-5 inches in diameter all the way up to 8 inches in diameter! This is great because you will only use one peony for every 2 roses or carnations in your arrangements.
- Color: Peonies come in many colors including white, cream, light pink, red, dark pink, and burgundy.
- Seasonality: Peonies are typically only in season from May to June. (We see you, playing hard to get!)
- Cost: Peonies are more expensive than your typical wedding blooms due to their short seasonality. However, they are worth the splurge!
- Vibe: Peonies emit a romantic and soft vibe. They are the perfect flower for a classic or vintage wedding.
By considering these factors, you will be able to choose the perfect peonies for your wedding flowers. It is also totally fine to mix and match colors and sizes to create your own unique look!
Now that you know all about peonies, it's time to get started with your dream DIY wedding!
Buy Peony Flowers Online for Your DIY Wedding
When you are ready to put your dream wedding together with DIY skill, Flower Moxie is here to make it simple. Shop our gorgeous selection of Peony wedding flowers online — and explore our chic design ideas for more inspiration.
If you are looking for an easy way to add Peony flowers to your wedding decor, look no further than Flower Moxie. We offer a wide variety of Peony flowers in every color. In addition, we offer a convenient online ordering system so you can get your flowers delivered right to your door via FedEx or shipped Air Cargo by Southwest. Check out our shipping options here. If you are looking for bunches upon bunches of Peony flowers, consider buying in bulk. Flower Moxie offers a wide selection of Peony flowers for bulk purchase. Shop our selection here.
If you are planning to DIY your wedding flowers, we recommend that you place your order for wedding supplies at least 2 to 3 months before the big day. By being proactive and placing your order early, you can to help avoid any last-minute stress on your big day and have less items on your checklist. We will ship your flowers to you 3 days before your DIY Wedding or event so you have enough time to make them into the bouquets, centerpieces, and other arrangements of your dreams. Check out our timeline instructions and video!
Flower Moxie provides all of the information, tutorials, and tips that you need to create beautiful Wedding Flowers with Peony Flowers. From bouquets to boutonnieres to garlands and more, we have everything you need to bring your vision to life.
No matter what your vision is for your big day, Flower Moxie can help you. For more information about our Peonies and other flowers, or to place an order, please contact us today. We are here to help make your wedding dreams a reality!
We hope you enjoyed learning all about Peonies and how to use them in your DIY wedding flowers. Be sure to check out our other DIY Wedding Flower Guides for more great tips and tricks! DIY Wedding Flowers can be a lot of work, but they are so worth it when you see the final product on your big day! Congratulations and happy DIYing!
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